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Travel: A post-lockdown staycation in Lyndhurst in The New Forest

So today I’m taking you on a staycation. We decided back in July that it would be good to get away for a few days and explore some more of England. My criteria: around two-hours drive, a picturesque country village, plenty of pubs and restaurants and interesting shops. Oh and a decent place to stay. […]

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Travel: Seaside heaven at The Sarojin in Khao Lak

Travel is a distant dream in these days of Corona. So today, as a special treat, I’m going to take you far, far away to the beautiful land of Thailand. The second half of my twin-centre journey (which I enjoyed last September) is to the stunning resort that is The Sarojin in Khao Lak just […]

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Travel: The Peninsula is paradise in Bangkok

Today is day 25 of my Lockdown. It started in South Africa where we spent 17 days in Cape Town, kind of in limbo, until managing to get seats on a repatriation flight to London on April 14. What an eerie experience that was, through two deserted airports with everyone wearing masks. Now I’m settled […]

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Travel: What to do in Malaga

So it’s that time again…when the English weather is getting you down and the call of Spain is just too strong. One of the many great things about living in London is that you’re so close to so many places and it can be really cheap to get there. Which is why we try to […]

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Travel: My top tips for visiting Southern India

So my recent trip to Southern India was truly marvellous. It did take a lot of thought and planning, and as it was our first time there we really had no idea what to expect. So I thought I’d share my top tips so you can benefit from what we learnt and have a wonderful […]

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My Indian Odyssey: Karnataka – from Bengaluru to Nagarhole

Our Southern Indian Odyssey begins in Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka. My first trip to India and one I’d been dreaming of for years. I met chef Meena Patak several times in London and she regaled me with amazing tales of beautiful scenery, friendly people, the aroma of spices in the air and the incredible […]